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Caption: The Golden Gate Bridge, standing strong., Credit: Isabel Angell
Throughout film history, the Golden Gate Bridge has been leveled in earthquakes, ripped apart by apes, melted, and even bitten in half by a mega-sh...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Depiction of the 1833 Leonid meteor storm, in Bible Readings for the Home Circle (1889).
On this episode of BackStory, we’re examining Americans’ ongoing fascination with the skies above us. How have people made sense of comets, eclipse...

Bought by KBRP Community Radio, KREV-LP, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Aug 09, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Depiction of the 1833 Leonid meteor storm, from "Bible Readings for the Home Circle" (1889).
On this episode of BackStory, we’re examining Americans’ ongoing fascination with the skies above us. How have people made sense of comets, eclipse...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: An enumerator interviews a woman for the 1940 census, Credit: National Archives
In June, Americans learned that the NSA has been collecting data on millions of American’s phone calls, and tapping into data gathered by tech comp...

Bought by KBRP Community Radio, KREV-LP, WRPI, WEZU, WMMT and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: An enumerator interviews a woman for the 1940 census, Credit: National Archives
In June, Americans learned that the NSA has been collecting data on millions of American’s phone calls, and tapping into data gathered by tech comp...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: The city of New Orleans (detail), c1885, Credit: Library of Congress
The Mississippi River is central to the American landscape and imagination. And for centuries, it has served as a battlefield in which our most com...

Bought by KBRP Community Radio, KUOW, WCAI / WNAN, WRPI, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 14, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: 1814 wood engraving of two types of locking mechanisms., Credit: (Library of Congress).
Can genes be patented? Are downloaders inhibiting musical creativity – or enhancing it? This week’s BackStory explores how Americans have viewed “i...

Bought by WSKG, KUOW, WRPI, KBRP Community Radio, WMMT and more


  • Added: May 17, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
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We run through Technology history on a daily basis

  • Added: Oct 02, 2009
  • Length: 04:40